Contracts Manager

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  • Permanent
  • £50,000 - £70,000 (GBP)
  • London, England, United Kingdom
    and remote
  • ASAP

Our client is looking to take on a Contracts Manager as they expand their business in 2021. You will be responsible for overseeing multiple high-end housing projects across the South London region. You will need to be dynamic, adaptable and strong in your management style with a consistent approach to customer care and health and safety.

Description

Our client is looking to take on a Contracts Manager as they expand their business in 2021. You will be responsible for overseeing multiple high-end housing projects across the South London region. You will need to be dynamic, adaptable and strong in your management style with a consistent approach to customer care and health and safety.

The ideal candidate must be a confident leader, especially from a quality perspective. You will be expected to work to our strict standards ensuring high levels of health and safety across all projects. It is essential that you have operated as a Contracts Manager in a previous role, specifically within the housebuilding sector.

Essential criteria:

  • Degree in construction management.
  • Excellent organisational & team management skills, experienced in delivering demanding build programmes.
  • Driven and determined to succeed.
  • Good communicator, customer-focused, upholding quality brand reputation.
  • Sound working knowledge of health & safety requirements and practices.
  • 5 years UK site-based experience in residential construction.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing of all projects, from start through to completion and report directly to the Director.
  • Assist in the liaison with customers, architects and engineers on all aspects of construction projects.
  • Lead weekly progress meetings and producing the required timeline of works/action points.
  • Identify materials, workforce, tools etc needed for the project phases and arrange purchases and deliveries accordingly.
  • Timely support and advice in the selection of finishes that require the customers’ involvement, so that ordering and delivery don't create disruption and delays in the progress of the projects.
  • Assist in the overall follow up of the sub contractor's monthly progress.
  • Deal with sub-contractors and suppliers to solve and unblock any issue related to delays, amendment of orders and other delivery issues.
  • Assist in the monitoring and advising of the workforce on all aspects of the build.
  • Constantly monitor the expenditure per each activity, material, labour and finishing, so to keep the budget in check.
  • Lead weekly progress meetings and producing the required timeline of works/action points.
  • Assist in managing the Health and Safety on project sites.

 

 

Skills

Construction Sectors
Civil Engineering
Construction Skills
NEC3 Engineering & Construction Contract
Supervision
Management Areas of Responsibilities
Project Delivery
Management Consultancy Skills
Winning and Extending Contracts

Industry Experience

Construction - Property, Architecture & Civil Engineering